needs to back him up, too. chris: hillary clinton did something big this week. she ended her tour as secretary of state. she showed off her skill, carefully and pleasantly stepping aside from every reporter's attempt to find a window into her presidential stantd. i tried that on the hard ball tour. >> will you be running for president in 2004? no. are we done? chris: will you be running for president in 2008? >> you know, i have said the same thing to everyone, to every important public figure and commentator. no one of your stature, however, has ever asked me this question. unfortunately, you're going to get the same answer. i have absolutely no plans -- chris: i have no plans to go to hawaii in 2008 either, but i might go. you still haven't answered the question. up want to leave it at that? >> that's absolutely where i want to leave it. chris: that's the way hillary clinton is when you are talking to her. she's very nice. let's look at the guys at "saturday night live." >> many people believe if you declared right now you would be the democratic front runner. are you in or out?